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Cyclist hurt when semi fails to stop

Staff writer

A Waverly man was seriously injured Thursday when he stopped his motorcycle for a flagger in a construction area on US-50 and was rear-ended by a semi.

According to Kansas Highway Patrol, Danny Liu, 43, Milford, Connecticut, was driving a 2016 Freightliner semi eastbound on US-50 when he failed to stop at a flagger in a construction zone seven miles east of Florence.

The Freightliner struck a stopped 2017 Harley-Davidson motorcycle driven by Joshua L McCrarey, 39, Waverly.

The motorcycle was lodged in the front of the Freightliner. Both vehicles crossed the road to the north shoulder facing east.

McCrarey was taken by helicopter to Wesley Medical Center with suspected serious injuries.

Last modified July 14, 2022